Man charged with killing cousin

AMERICUS, GA (WXTX) - Around 11:30 p.m. Sunday, the Americus Police Department responded to a shooting in the area of Academy Street and Pine Street.

Eric Green, 34, was found lying in the street with several gunshot wounds to his body.  Green was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead by a doctor.

Witnesses on the scene told investigators Daryl Green, 36, was the person who shot Eric Green. Both men are cousins.

Daryl Green was arrested at his home on Academy Street where a weapon believed to have been used in the shooting was found lying on a table in his living room.
Green was charged with murder, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Green is currently being held at the Sumter County Law Enforcement Center. 

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